Monthly Archives: December 2015

4-H: The 100+ Year Cycle

In his excellent article, “Does 4-H Matter Now More Than Ever”  author Forrest Pritchard asserts that 4-H gives youth the opportunity to exercise productivity, develop intellectual curiosity, and provides peer-based support not necessarily found elsewhere.  Pritchard says that this, coupled … Continue reading

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Intro to 4-H: Its About the Pledge

Promoting 4-H to an unfamiliar audience?  Check out this presentation from North Dakota.  One of the better ways I’ve seen this introductory type information presented. Click on the link titled:  “Its About the Pledge” at:

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Light Reading for Your Holiday Enjoyment

“Raise:  What 4-H Teaches 7 Million Kids and How its Lessons Could Change Food and Farmer Forever” is self-described in its synopsis as:  When city-dwelling journalist Kiera Butler visits a county fair for the first time, she is captivated by … Continue reading

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